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Palermo Workers Launch National Boycott of Palermo Products, Call for Resolution of Labor Dispute

Students, working people and community members around the country stand in support, join boycott efforts   MILWAUKEE, WI – Joined by union members, community leaders and students from the United States Student Association (USSA), the nation’s oldest and largest student-led organization, Palermo workers and Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES) will launch a national kickoff event […]

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Voces de la Frontera Proudly Supports State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa’s Coming Out Announcement Today

The following is a statement from Voces executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz, in response to State Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa’s decision today to publicly announce herself as a member of Wisconsin’s LGBT community:

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Palermo Workers Union Files Illegal Intimidation Charges Against Palermo Villa

NLRB Delays Union Election Pending Investigation

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Palermo’s Pizza Workers Deliver 15,000 Petitions to Company Marking One Month On Strike

Management Turns Away Delegation of Workers, Families, and Faith Leaders

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Supreme Court Upholds Racial Profiling in Arizona, Strikes Down Rest of SB-1070

While the US Supreme Court ruled today that Arizona’s SB 1070 violated the supremacy of the federal government in immigration law, it failed to uphold fundamental civil rights protections.

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President Obama Finally Grants Deportation Relief for DREAM Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT:  JOE SHANSKY (414) 218-3331 President Obama Finally Grants Deportation Relief for DREAM Students Wisconsin students thank the president, vow to continue fighting broken immigration system MILWAUKEE – After years of increasing pressure by immigrant youth across the United States via letters and meetings with the administration, rallies, student civil disobedience (including recent […]

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Latinos Vow to Continue Fighting Anti-Worker, Anti-Immigrant Governorship

Latinos Vow to Continue Fighting Anti-Worker, Anti-Immigrant Governorship With Scott Walker’s victory in Tuesday’s recall election, it is clear that there is greater need than ever for our community to organize. Latinos in Wisconsin have been mobilizing against Scott Walker’s reign since before he promised to sign an Arizona-style immigration bill if it were to […]

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Voces May Day Solidarity March Draws Over 20,000 Against Arizona’s SB 1070

MILWAUKEE- As part of a series of national protests against Arizona’s SB 1070 law, over twenty thousand people marched through the streets of Milwaukee yesterday in Voces de la Frontera’s annual May Day march. The Arizona SB 1070 law, whose constitutionality is in question in the US Supreme Court, has been widely criticized for promoting racial profiling and undermining public […]

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Statement on Certification Decision of Court of Appeals

Statement of Voces de la Frontera & Milwaukee Branch of NAACP on Certification Decision of Court of Appeals Today’s Certification decisions by two separate districts of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals addressing challenges to Wisconsin’s Photo ID requirement does not change the current status of the law. Wisconsin’s Photo ID law remains enjoined for the […]

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Federal Court Rules Wisconsin Redistricting Map Must Be Redrawn

Federal Court Rules Wisconsin Redistricting Map Must Be Redrawn Latino Civil Rights Upheld In a momentous decision, a federal court ruled that the State of Wisconsin cannot use the newly drawn redistricting maps for Assembly Districts 8 and 9. This ruling affirms Voces de la Frontera’s legal challenge that the map violates the civil rights […]

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